Spiked Blazing Star
A spectacular addition to any garden to contrast the many species that produce yellow flowers in mid-summer. The tall, slender purple bloom spikes are highly prized as cut flowers and a favorite of butterflies, including the Monarch. The root has been used as a diuretic and to treat sore throat and gonorrhea.
Height: 2-5 Feet
Blooms: July to August
Bloom Colour: Purple
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Moist, Average, Loam/Organic & Clay Soil
Habitat: Moist Meadows & Prairies